About This Journal

Canadian International Social Work and Policy Review (CISWPR) is an open access, scholarly, peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal that publishes bi-annually papers from students, faculty, practitioners and policy makers. The journal, based at Thompson Rivers University (TRU), was founded by Social Work, Open Leaning, and Library faculty members.

Students in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral social work and social welfare programs in Canada and other countries are encouraged to submit their relevant course work to CISWPR. Contact the editors or your instructor if you are uncertain if your work is ready.

Open Access Model

CISWPR publishes all articles under Gold Open Access. Benefits of Gold OA include:

  • Authors retain all copyright
  • Article immediately accessible for everyone after publication
  • Increased usage and citing of articles due to increased access

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No fees are charged to submit or publish in this journal.